The 1865

at Brunswick Square, Southampton, SO14 3AR United Kingdom

The 1865
Brunswick Square
Southampton SO14 3AR
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 02380 222605


The 1865 is a major new venue located in the centre of Southampton. With a capacity of more than 750 for standing only gigs, over 500 for club nights or 200-300 seated theatre style, The 1865 is set to become the city’s new destination for entertainment. Inside; is a great space with stage and dancefloor viewable from two bars and a large mezzanine. Featuring a top-of-the-range sound system from d&b audio, our flexible seating allows various layouts to suit Live Bands, DJ sets, Comedy, Jazz and Cabaret as well as larger corporate or private functions.


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Big thanks to all those who came to rave it up at the Old School Xmas party last night! Feel free to share your pics in the comments!

Published on 2014-11-30 01:40:08 GMT

We recently hit over 600 fans! Thanks to all of you who follow our updates! =)

Published on 2014-11-23 16:58:02 GMT

Lit, Army Of Freshmen and Hey Vanity put on a brilliant gig yesterday, thanks to everyone who came down and rocked the night away!

Published on 2014-11-22 17:30:24 GMT

We're in for a great night of live music from 8pm when Intensity Promotions UK present Thursday Night Live featuring four brilliant bands - Glass Foundations, Groove Room, Death of The Author and The Rabsons!

Published on 2014-11-20 01:20:40 GMT

Happy Friday folks! The weekend is finally here!

Published on 2014-08-15 16:35:07 GMT

Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

Published on 2014-08-09 18:19:46 GMT

Don't miss yet another HAMPSHIRE ROOTS BLUES FEST on Sunday 29th January! Doors from 1.30pm: a full day featuring some of Hampshire's (and surrounding) finest blues acts! On the bill: Backwater Roll Blues Band, Chicago 9 Blues Band, This Way Up, The Rhythm Blasters, Riverside Blues Band, Steve Brookes Music and Harper Dee Blues Band!! Food welcome in... or enjoy our rolls and bar snacks! Info/tickets:

Published The 1865 on 2017-01-06 00:26:04 GMT

Come join us on February 18th for our MOD NIGHT! Live music from The Small Fakers (the BEST tribute to Small Faces!) & Ready Steady Who (playing all early hits and beyond from The Who!). PLUS DJ's playing the best Northern Soul, 60s RnB, Stax, Motown and more! Grab your tickets now... and we'll see you on the dance floor!

Published The 1865 on 2017-01-05 15:00:35 GMT

24 JAN // Only a few weeks now until David Knopfler (founder of Dire Straits) plays at The 1865, Southampton! This will be a fully seated show, a wonderful intimate affair! This show is part of Independent Venue Week! Tickets available from:

Published The 1865 on 2017-01-04 14:26:50 GMT

Friday 27th January... Neville Staple Band (ex The Specials) are coming to The 1865, Southampton! Support from Orange Street & Bigtopp! This show is part of Independent Venue Week! Tickets/info:

Published The 1865 on 2017-01-03 15:38:19 GMT

TONIGHT! The Big One: Strumpet Town + Ska Dogs come together for an awesome line up... DJ Ian Northern Souldier Turner spinning the decks! Tickets available on the door... or below until 6pm!

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-23 16:42:57 GMT

Tonight from 7.30, £10 on the door👍

Published Suzanne Appleton on 2016-12-23 16:41:03 GMT

We've been promising those who live on the south coast we'd try our hardest to bring our show to you..... And our long, ceaseless efforts have been rewarded ! HERE'S A SHOW FOR YA !!! Whitesnake UK (the tribute) & Women In Rock UK at The 1865 Does it actually get any better than this ? We don't think so ! Get the date in your diary now. Spread the word, Share the event, Invite everyone you know ! We've delivered on our side of the bargain........ TICKETS ON SALE NOW !!!

Published Whitesnake UK (the tribute) on 2016-12-22 09:14:32 GMT

We urge everybody to do what they can for this cause. Incredibly sad news, but let's all get together to give Greg and his family some hope! Greg and his band Delays mean so much to the people of Southampton, and many others all around the world. Click below to Give4Greg:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-21 18:01:43 GMT

Don't miss the absolutely wonderful sounds of Jo Harman when she comes to The 1865, Southampton on 3rd March 2017! Jo will be celebrating her new album 'People We Become'. Soul. Blues. Gospel. Beatles-worthy pop. All the ingredients for an amazing night.

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-20 20:37:13 GMT

29 JAN // We're pleased to announce another HAMPSHIRE ROOTS BLUES FEST! Featuring Hampshire's (and surrounding) finest blues talent. An all day gig at The 1865, Southampton - 7 bands for only £6... that's less than £1 a band! Featuring: Backwater Roll Blues Band / Chicago 9 Blues Band / This Way Up / The Rhythm Blasters / Riverside Blues Band / Steve Brookes Music / Harper Dee Blues Band! Info:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-19 17:15:02 GMT

Don't miss David Knopfler - founder of Dire Straits when he comes to The 1865, Southampton on 24th January! This show is part of Independent Venue Week! - tickets and info by clicking below:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-18 13:48:28 GMT

TONIGHT: Move On Up! Christmas Party! Featuring live music from: The Fliks & Madison Heights Soul Experience! DJ Rob Moore will be spinning the best soul, motown, stax and mod grooves all night! Tickets available on the door from 7.30pm.

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-17 18:46:36 GMT

Need last minute Christmas gifts? Then don't miss our monthly record fair THIS SUNDAY (18th December): "The Record Fair at The 1865 provides a whole shopping mall of Vinyl Records, CD's , DVD's, Books, Posters etc. 30plus x 6ft stalls. Expert sellers from all over South. Loads of original, rare vinyl. Also new and re-issue. Entry free. Bar open!"

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-15 16:30:00 GMT

27 JAN // Not long now until Neville Staple Band (Ex-The Specials) come to The 1865, Southampton! Support from Bigtopp and Orange Street! This show is officially part of Independent Venue Week! Tickets/info:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-14 20:00:01 GMT

Don't miss our incredible mod night on 18th February 2017 with The Small Fakers and Ready Steady Who! Tickets/info:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-14 18:00:01 GMT

We're open on New Years Eve this year for the first time! Madisons & Remix Reunion NYE 2016/17 - Grab your tickets while they're still available...

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-14 13:00:20 GMT

Published Greg Rowe on 2016-12-14 11:06:50 GMT

David Knopfler (founder of Dire Straits) is coming to The 1865, Southampton to perform on 24th January 2017! This show will be part of Independent Venue Week! Tickets/info:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-12 14:22:51 GMT

Next Saturday, 17th December... Move On Up! Christmas Party featuring The Fliks & Madison Heights Soul Experience! We can't wait for this one... come and celebrate Christmas in style! See you on the dance floor!

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-11 13:00:01 GMT

Looking forward to The Dylan Project next Thursday at the The 1865 in Southampton. Fronted by the iconic Steve Gibbons on vocals and guitar, the band features four of Britain’s most talented folk-rock musicians – Fairport Convention’s rhythm section of Dave Pegg (bass) and Gerry Conway (drums) with Phil Bond (keyboards) and PJ Wright (pedal steel and guitars)

Published New Forest Folk Festival on 2016-12-09 11:04:32 GMT

Great to see the icons of the seventies. Last saw them in 1973 at the Bardney festival. Well done 1865 club for getting them for the gig. I had the privilege of shooting the gig and captured some great shots. They sounded as good as ever!

Published Greg Rowe on 2016-12-09 10:26:05 GMT

Tonight at The 1865... an 'Up close & Seasonal' show with 70's folk-rock legends: Lindisfarne - Official! Support from the South's finest folk-trio: Tenderlore. "LINDISFARNE emerged from Tyneside in the 1970s and quickly carved out a unique place for themselves as one of British rock’s most original bands." Doors at 7pm, tickets still available!

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-08 17:28:51 GMT

Selling fast, get yours before they go!

Published Suzanne Appleton on 2016-12-07 22:07:16 GMT

*Ticket warning!* We're running lower and lower on tickets for King King + Broken Witt Rebels on 4th February! If we put the show in The Talking Heads (like before), it would've sold out weeks ago! Click below for tickets/info:

Published The 1865 on 2016-12-07 19:32:18 GMT